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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cyperus Papyrus (0.00870 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Cyperus papyrus Cyperus papyrus n : tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times [syn: papyrus, Egyptian paper reed , Egyptian paper rush, paper rush, paper plant ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cyperus Papyrus Papyrus \Pa*py"rus\, n.; pl. Papyri. [L., fr. Gr. pa`pyros. See Paper.] 1. (Bot.) A tall rushlike plant (Cyperus Papyrus) of the Sedge family, formerly growing in Egypt, and now found in Abyssinia, Syria, Sicily, etc. The stem is triangular and about an inch thick. [1913 Webster] 2. The material upon which the ancient Egyptians wrote. It was formed by cutting the stem of the plant into thin longitudinal slices, which were gummed together and pressed. [1913 Webster] 3. A manuscript written on papyrus; esp., pl., written scrolls made of papyrus; as, the papyri of Egypt or Herculaneum. [1913 Webster]


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